On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Belmont region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $22 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metrolina market, the Belmont region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 133% of the office spaces in the Belmont are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 910 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1990 and are Class A.